Using the Web for marketing is popular for good reason. There are many low-cost tactics that require little to no cash outlay, such as e-mail and social media. All marketing initiatives take time, and these options are no exception.
When Abercrombie & Fitch ran into problems with properly completing I-9 forms, it turned out to be a seven-figure mistake. A $1,047,110 fine was imposed, even though there was no proof the retailer knowingly hired illegal workers.
In your quest to keep pace with all that's thrown at you, do you find yourself frequently preoccupied? It seems as if many accountants are in overdrive today. We don't enjoy the morning because we're always in a rush. We don't enjoy the evening, because it goes by too fast.
It's not just the IRS that's been madly updating forms for the 2012 filing season. Right on schedule, Glenn Reeves of Kansas has released his sixteenth spreadsheet-based version of the US Individual Tax Return, commonly known as Form 1040.
Every year, countless Americans with dementia fall victim to financial fraud and abuse. They face an increased risk of being taken advantage of due to their diminished ability to detect willful deceit and understand finances.
If one of your clients recently applied for business credit and was rejected, he or she isn't alone. Learn five ways you can help a client whose business credit application was denied. A recent survey of banks and asset-based lenders found they had turned down more than a third of all businesses' applications for loans, according to Pepperdine University's 2013 Capital Markets Report.
Too many firm leaders experience "Groundhog Day" when it comes to reliving old challenges that prevent their company from moving to the next level of success. That message kicked off a session entitled "Common Traits of Highly Successful Firms" at the Winning Is Everything conference.
Information security is a 24-7, year-round job. Failing to properly monitor and respond in real time to threats exposes organizations, clients, and business partners to risks that could do significant harm to their companies.
Branding your firm means putting your firm’s reputation, people, expertise, and knowledge in front of clients and prospects. It means building new relationships, strengthening old ones, and working to keep your firm in people's minds.
Firm owners are always looking for ways to save time and money. So why not take those findings to your clients? In other words, teach your clients what you've learned so that they, in turn, can save time and money and pay you for your consultative advice.
IMPORTANT ALERT: Computer security sites across the Internet lit up last week with the news that hackers are actively exploiting vulnerabilities in the ubiquitous Java software that resides on many computers.
In his forward-thinking book "Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology," the late Dr. Neil Postman of New York University observed that the introduction of the automobile at the start of the twentieth century had a dramatic impact on society.
When people think of a nonprofit organization they often automatically assume it is tax exempt, but that is not always the case. Certain exempt nonprofits are liable for tax if they have unrelated business taxable income.
Looking to start fresh in 2013 through new business relationships or a new company? Sageworks conducted a financial statement analysis of privately held companies to identify the fastest-growing industries.
In the final hour of January 1, 2013, Congress passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, which in part addressed the dramatic sunset of favorable federal estate, gift, and generation-skipping tax exemption limits.